Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 111508
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
108 AM CHST FRI FEB 12 2016

WESTERN NORTH PACIFIC BETWEEN EQUATOR AND 25N FROM 130E TO 180.

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND
THROUGH 25N172E TO EAST OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS AT 16N156E...THEN
CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE PASSING JUST SOUTH OF GUAM AT 12N145E
TO END SOUTHWEST OF KOROR AT 6N133E. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS AND
PATCHY RAIN ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE
FRONT. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS ARE SEEN ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES
NORTHWEST OF THE SHEAR LINE.

A WEAK TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS NORTHWEST AND NORTH OF CHUUK BETWEEN 8N AND 12N FROM 145E
TO 155E.

ANOTHER TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS
SOUTHWEST OF MAJURO AND EAST OF KOSRAE WITHIN 130 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 6N167E TO EQ175E.

CONVERGING TRADE WINDS ARE TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS WELL
SOUTHEAST OF YAP WITHIN 65 MILES OF A LINE FROM 2N136E TO 2N143E
TO 5N145E.

$$

CHAN


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